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Sexual & Reproductive Health Resource Kit for Aboriginal young people

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Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of New South Wales, 2018 The AH&MRC has developed a new vibrant Sexual and Reproductive Health Resource Kit for workers to use with Aboriginal young people named “DOIN ‘IT’ RIGHT!”. DOIN IT RIGHT! provides workers who work with young Aboriginal people (including non-sexual health and non-Aboriginal workers) with step by...

Parents get new tools to challenge gender stereotypes

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Our Watch, 07 March 2018 A digital campaign aimed at helping parents challenge limiting gender stereotypes and promote equality when interacting with their children has just been launched. The #BecauseWhy campaign encourages parents to view stereotypes often expressed through language, activity choices and media portrayals from a child’s perspective and question why certain limitations are placed...

Discrimination, not same-sex parents, harms children: report

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The Age, October 23 2017 Children raised in same-sex families develop as their peers in families with heterosexual parents do, a group of senior pediatricians and adolescent health experts says. And the group has called on the medical community to debunk “damaging misrepresentations” of the evidence being used by the “no” campaign in the postal vote on same-sex marriage...

Unplanned pregnancy resources for patients & health professionals

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Women’s Health Victoria Clearinghouse Connector,  June 2017 This Clearinghouse Connector focuses on the experience of unplanned pregnancy in Australia and the resources available for women and health professionals to help navigate the decision making process. Although there is surprisingly little information available about the prevalence of unintended pregnancy in Australia, it has been...

The Talk: How Adults Can Promote Young People’s Healthy Relationships and Prevent Misogyny and Sexual Harassment

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Harvard University, 17 May 2017 This is the talk we need to have with young people. Many adults—especially parents—often fret about youth and the “hook-up culture.” But research suggests that far fewer young people are “hooking up” than we are commonly led to believe. This focus on the hook-up culture also obscures two much bigger issues that many young people appear to be...

Young Parents’ Fight To Keep Baby Aria Reignites Debate Over Teenage Parents

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The Conversation, 19/04/2017 10:04 AM AEST | Updated 20/04/2017 10:53 AM AEST Two New South Wales teenagers’ fight to get their baby daughter back has reignited debate over teenage pregnancy, and how young is too young to care for a child. While experts may agree that teen pregnancies are less than ideal, there is disagreement about what should happen in the case of the young couple —...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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